RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
May 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 90554-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time

Department: SMPH\PEDIATRICS\NEONATO


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90554-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist

Official Title: RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Hiring Department: A536757-MEDICAL SCHOOL/PEDIATRICS/NEONATO

FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 27, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required, preferable in biological sciences.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Proficiency with Microsoft Suite required.

Minimum 1-2 years of experience with mouse handling and colony maintenance, tissue dissection, frozen and paraffin tissue sectioning, basic histology, immunohistochemistry, fluorescence microscopy, and mouse genetics strongly preferred.

Familiarity with molecular techniques including nucleic acid and protein purification, subcloning, PCR, western blot, and ELISA strongly preferred.

Cell culture experience including familiarity with maintenance, expansion, and differentiating immortalized and primary cell lines preferred.



Position Summary:

The Research Specialist will assist in an ongoing research program studying the basic mechanisms of late embryonic and early postnatal lung and pulmonary vascular development. Work will be conducted in a basic science laboratory with a primary emphasis on developmental biology and mouse genetics.



Additional Information:

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.









Contact:

Jennifer Grudzinski
jjgrudzinski@pediatrics.wisc.edu
608-263-7256
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

To begin the application process, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter within the application process.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: 08 May 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: 22 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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